Welcome to Doncaster
Doncaster is an historic market town, with a rich horseracing and railway heritage. Founded in AD 71 by the Romans due to its strategic position on the River Don, transport and connectivity continue to play an important part to this day.The town of Doncaster sits at the very heart of a vast metropolitan area, consisting of green open spaces, nature reserves and an amazing variety of flora and fauna.
Doncaster includes ancient villages and towns such as Conisbrough and Tickhill, both of which have Norman castles.
Our Visitor Guide is available on-line or can be ordered from Doncaster Tourism.